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Anglo-Saxon Primer

With Grammar, Notes, and Glossary; Eighth Edition Revised

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Author: Henry Sweet
Published: 1905
Language: English
Wordcount: 46,371 / 157 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 82
LoC Category: P
Downloads: 2,794
Added to site: 2010.11.15
mnybks.net#: 29585
Origin: gutenberg.org
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a (= a) .. ie (= [e,]):--eald (old), ieldra (older); feallan (fall), fielþ (falls).

[=a] .. [=æ]:--bl[=a]wan (to blow), bl[=æ]wþ (bloweth); h[=a]l (sound), h[=æ]lan (heal).

u .. y:--burg (city), pl. byri[.g]; trum (strong), trymman (to strengthen).

o .. y:--gold, gylden (golden); coss (a kiss), cyssan (to kiss).

e .. i:--beran (to bear), bireþ (beareth); cweþan (speak), cwide (speech).

eo (= e) .. ie (= i):--heord (herd), hierde (shepherd); [.c]eorfan (cut), [.c]ierfþ (cuts).

u .. o:--curon (they chose), [.g]e·coren (chosen).

[=u] .. [=y]:--c[=u]þ (known), c[=y]þan (to make known); f[=u]l (foul), [=a]·f[=y]lan (defile).

[=o] .. [=e]:--s[=o]hte (sought prt.), s[=e][.c]an (to seek); f[=o]da (food), f[=e]dan (to feed).

[=e]a .. [=i]e:--h[=e]awan (to hew), h[=i]ewþ (hews); t[=e]am (progeny), t[=i]eman (teem).

[=e]o .. [=i]e:--st[=e]or (rudder), st[

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